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Easy to use mapping solution optimizes jobsitesand helps loggers work more efficiently MOLINE, Ill. (August 25, 2015) — Now available exclusively from John Deere is TimberNavi™, an easy-to-use, fully integrated mapping solution for L-Series Skidders and Wheeled Feller Bunchers and M-Series Tracked Feller Bunchers. It provides...
While Ontario has only just approved wood as a material for mid-rise structures up to six storeys, Vancouver architect Michael Green is at the forefront of a push to design and build highrise towers using cross laminated timber (CLT) also known as mass timber. Green and his team at Michael Green Architecture have already completed the eight-storey...
We are approaching the high temperatures and peak fire season of mid-summer, and there are a number of ongoing developments and considerations for those involved in the Pacific Northwest log market trade. As I travel through the territory and discuss day-to-day operations and changing trends with Forest2Market customers and seasoned industry...

Guest Columns

Summer is still in full swing, the start of the school year is just around the corner, and hunting season isn’t...
The science supporting forest biomass energy is extensive, well-established and well understood. One hundred prominent...
Normally, discussion of forest road building tends to focus around avoiding soil disturbance and runoff that could...
Wood fiber costs for pulp mills in the Western US have increased substantially over the past year while other regions...
Like all forests, all wood supply chains are different. Some are longer and more complex than others, but one thing...

Industry News

A 1,017-acre forest thinning project associated with the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) began today on the Flagstaff Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest. The Weatherford Task...
Forest owners have responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) with an appeal to Congress for greater certainty. Private forests are well-positioned to...
Herbicides are primarily used for protecting agricultural crops from weeds and controlling vegetation competition in newly planted forest stands. Yet for over 40 years, they have also proven useful...
Springs Fire Overview The Springs Fire, a lightning-caused wildfire on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest, is growing slowly due to increasing monsoonal activity in the area....
The unexpected closure of the paper production operations at the Howe Sound Mill owned by Paper Excellence could cost more than 130 jobs, says Unifor Local 1119. "The announcement was a shock to...
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, on behalf of Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced close to $900,...

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Michigan holds some of the most beautiful upland hardwood forests in the entire Midwest. Oak is the dominant species but it is in decline due primarily to diseases associated with advancing age. Most of these older forests are federally owned and harvesting is rare, due mainly to public objections.